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Weight Gain in Sports

Effective Weight Gain for Performance

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An Evidence-Based resource from the Sports Dietetics - USA subunit of SCAN.

Athletes often gain weight with goals of enhancing sport performance. This fact sheet reviews goals to gain weight effectively, as well as when and how to best alter body composition.

Length: 1 page, single-sided

Intended Audience: Patients/Clients, Public

Written by SCAN registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) to provide nutrition guidance. The key to optimal meal planning is individualization. Contact a SCAN RDN or a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD) for personalized nutrition plans. Access “Find a SCAN RDN” a www.scandpg.org or by phone at 800.249.2875.

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